Macroeconomic research resources

Weekly check Deloitte https://www2.deloitte.com/us/en/insights/economy.html https://www2.deloitte.com/us/en/insights/economy/global-economic-outlook/weekly-update.html The Economist https://www.economist.com/economic-and-financial-indicators https://www.economist.com/finance-and-economics https://www.economist.com/ Monthly check Bloomberg https://www.bloomberg.com/graphics/world-economic-indicators-dashboard/ https://www.bloomberg.com/professional/blog/ Market Watch https://www.marketwatch.com/economy-politics/calendar G2 https://research.g2.com/insights https://research.g2.com/reports Gartner https://www.gartner.com/en/products/special-reports https://www.gartner.com/en/product-management Search trends Google Trends https://trends.google.com/trends/ Dig deeper Bureau of Economic Analysis https://www.bea.gov/ https://www.bea.gov/data International Monetary Fund https://www.imf.org/en/Research https://www.imf.org/en/Data https://www.imf.org/en/publications/weo World Bank https://www.worldbank.org/en/research https://databank.worldbank.org/source/global-economic-monitor-(gem) Statista https://www.statista.com/markets/ Moody’s https://www.moodysanalytics.com/microsites/outlook Reports and case studies […]

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Team Atlas

Finding things can be hard. Here is a general framework to organize your team’s resources and make it easy to communicate and onboard. People & culture Mission Vision Values Team contact info How we hire How we onboard Time off guidelines Holidays Learning & development Book list Coaching & mentorship Mental health resources Employee assistance […]

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12 goal & OKR examples

1. Improve productivity Improve 3x tasks process efficiency each month Cut back on 3x unnecessary activities each month Refine your bookmarks once per month 2. Improve transparency  Have at least one meaningful coaching moment with each team member per month Share be vulnerable at least one time per month with your team 3. Improve systems […]

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Efficiency comes from creativity and willingness to adapt

Optimal organizational structure is essential There is a lot written on the topic of making organizations more efficient. Structure is important but people are more important. Structure is ultimately there to catch the mistakes of people. And we all make mistakes so a framework is necessary for scaling.  If you have the right structure supporting […]

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Reduce complexity to build better products and thrive

Complexity is a cost both in science and in business The second law of thermodynamics states that every closed system grows disordered with time. This holds for all physical systems from the universe to your garden, your kitchen cabinets, and your work systems. Human nature, however, likes order. We constantly strive to work in the […]

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A brief guide to Enterprise SEO

What is enterprise SEO? It is SEO for very large complex sites. What sets it apart really is the complexity. Keep in mind that complexity is a cost in itself. The goal is to make an impact while reducing that cost. Enterprise websites are wonderful puzzles and here I offer a way to solve them. […]

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Think in layers to empower your team and build better products

Photo by Tim Swaan on Unsplash This post is part of the series Notes to Self. Welcome to the jungle Let’s start with a natural system. Enter a forest for example. It is comprised of many plant species that can thrive at different levels: trees, shrubs, heather, grass, moss, etc. Within each layer, there are […]

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How information flows in organizations

How information flows and why it matters? The flow of information in the world, at work, and to an individual underlines everything we do. From cultural bubbles isolated by ideology and geography to multi-speciality teams working on a product. Everything you hear from people around you, read, study and absorb shapes you. Every breath shapes […]

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How to build a team culture that boosts cohesion & optimal solutions

Photo by vardan harutyunyan on Unsplash Listen to the universe Listen! Your world is likely speaking to you daily. The daily obstacles you and your team face are the treasure trove of opportunities needed to streamline your operations improve your team culture. Indeed, the obstacles are the path, and distilling sustainable solutions out of them […]

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